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Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much revenue was raised through fines consequent on (a) parking, (b) speeding and (c) other driving offences in each year since 2005. 
Information reported to the Home Office on fixed penalty notices for motoring offences as well as data on court fines held by the Ministry of Justice does not include information on revenues as not all fines imposed will have been paid.
John Barrett: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he expects to reply to the letters from the hon. Member for Edinburgh West of 15 July, 17 September and 14 October 2009 on his constituent Mr. Neil McAlpine and the visa for Analia Hasson. 
Sir Gerald Kaufman: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he plans to reply to the letter of 5 October 2009 from the right hon. Member for Manchester Gorton on Miss Prisla Joy Kalva. 
Sir Gerald Kaufman: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he plans to reply to the letter of 10 November 2009 from the right hon. Member for Manchester Gorton with regard to Mr Ali Hosseni. 
Alan Johnson [holding answer 14 December 2009]: We have published provisional management information which shows that we deported or removed a total of 3,890 foreign national prisoners between 1 January and 30 September 2009. This figure is taken from the "Control of Immigration: Quarterly statistical Summary for Q3 2009", which can be accessed at:
Chris Huhne: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent consideration he has given to allowing British citizens resident in (a) the European Union and (b) Switzerland to submit passport renewal applications to be processed by post. 
Alan Johnson: The Identity and Passport Service does not accept postal applications made from overseas, including those made from other European Union countries and Switzerland, and no consideration has been given to accepting applications by post from overseas.
If British citizens resident in any of these countries want to renew their passport, they would need to contact their local British embassy or consulate. Alternatively, they could return to the United Kingdom and apply in person to the Identity and Passport Service.
Mr. Evans: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people have been questioned and been (a) cautioned and (b) subsequently prosecuted in relation to terrorism offences in (i) Ribble Valley constituency, (ii) Lancashire and (iii) the UK in each of the last five years.  [Official Report, 23 February 2010, Vol. 506, c. 5MC.]
Mr. Hanson: The Home Office does not hold statistics on the number of individuals questioned in relation to terrorism offences. In the last five years the police have issued the following number of cautions for terrorism offences:
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The Home Office collates statistics on the number of terrorism arrests, charges and convictions and these are included in a Bulletin which was published for the first time on 13 May 2009 (Statistics on Terrorism Arrests and Outcomes Great Britain 11 September 2001 to 31 March 2008). The data contained in the Bulletin relates to Great Britain and not specific areas. The first edition of the Bulletin is available at:
Mr. Hanson: The Home Office does not hold statistics which are recorded in this way. However, the Home Office does collate statistics on the number of terrorism arrests and convictions and these are included in a Bulletin published for the first time on 13 May 2009 (Statistics on Terrorism Arrests and Outcomes Great Britain 11 September 2001 to 31 March 2008). The first edition of the Bulletin is available at:
Mr. Evans: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people convicted of offences under anti-terrorism legislation have been released on (a) automatic unconditional release. (b) automatic conditional release and (c) discretionary conditional release in each of the last 12 months. 
Mr. Hanson: For prisoners to be released unconditionally, they must have served a sentence of less than 12 months. For prisoners to be automatically released with conditions, they must have served a sentence of 12 months or more.
To be released on a discretionary conditional basis, prisoners will have served a sentence of four years or more for offences committed prior to 4 April 2005 or be subject to an extended sentence under the Criminal Justice Act 2003 imposed prior to 14 July 2008. Discretionary release is on the recommendation of the Parole Board.
Data on releases of prisoners having served sentences under anti-terrorism legislation or terrorism related offences for 2007-08 and 2008-09 were published in the Home Office statistical bulletins on terrorism arrests and outcomes. This data, however, do not show a monthly figure for releases. Both bulletins may be found at the following address:
Mr. Hanson: At 31 March 2009, there were 143 terrorist/extremist prisoners in Great Britain. The Home Office collates statistics on the number of terrorism arrests and convictions and these are included in a Bulletin which was published for the first time on 13 May 2009 (Statistics on Terrorism Arrests and Outcomes Great Britain 11 September 2001 to 31 March 2008). The first edition of the Bulletin is available at:
Andrew Mackinlay: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether the UK's list of persons who (a) have been refused a visa for admission into the UK and (b) are to be denied travel to the UK is automatically shared with the border agency authorities of the Irish Republic as part of the Common Travel Area regime; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Woolas [holding answer 11 January 2010]: The UK Border Agency holds a watchlist of adverse information drawn from a variety of sources, including the police, SOCA and other Government Departments. The system is used by UK Border Agency staff for the purposes of national security and the detection and prevention of crime. Refusal of entry may be based on information from any of these sources.
The UK and Ireland undertake a range of data sharing activity to underpin the security of the Common Travel Area, backed up by extensive operational co-operation. This includes sharing data from the UK immigration watchlist. We have a longstanding policy not to disclose exactly what information is shared.
Jim Cousins: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will estimate the monetary value of bond issues across all sectors requiring refinancing in (a) 2010-11 and (b) 2011-12. 
Mr. Cash: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how much capital has been supplied to small businesses in Staffordshire through the Government's Enterprise Investment Scheme. 
The relevant data are not available at the level of individual counties. However, consistent with the latest HMRC National Statistics published for investment raised through the Enterprise Investment Scheme in the Government office regions, the total amount raised and invested in small businesses in the West Midlands through the Enterprise Investment Scheme since it was introduced in 1994 is around £300 million.
Julia Goldsworthy: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what estimate his Department has made of the average delay in processing of student grant applications for academic year 2009-10; how many students have yet to receive their grant; how many students have withdrawn from their course as a result of not receiving their grant; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Lammy [holding answer 25 January 2010]: I refer the hon. Member to my written ministerial statement to the House on 8 December 2009, Official Report, column 12WS. The report and statement can be found at the following URL:
I am advised that the Student Loans Company holds data only on average processing times for applications where the applicant has supplied all supporting information and evidence. For the application cycle academic year 2009/10 to date, average processing times for fully documented means-tested applications have been within SLC's published service standards of 30 days for paper applications and 20 days for online applications.
Many students whose means tested applications could not be processed before the start of term, for example because of incomplete evidence, were given provisional non means-tested maintenance awards and confirmation that their tuition fees would be paid.
Students whose application for student support was not approved by the start of term would have been able to apply for help through the Access to Learning Fund, which is provided by the Government and administered by higher education institutions, and can provide assistance to students in financial hardship.
Mr. Andrew Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if he will place in the Library a copy of his Department's list of (a) deployable civilian experts and (b) members of the Civil Service Stabilisation Cadre deployed in each country of the world. 
Mr. Douglas Alexander: The 1,000-strong UK Civilian Stabilisation Group includes a number of different skills and experience to help rebuild countries. The specific experts and civil servants in the Group are deployed in accordance with the particular requirements of a country's need.
There are currently 23 Deployable Civilian Experts in Afghanistan, two in the Democratic Republic of Congo and one in Kenya. There are two members of the Civil Service Stabilisation Cadre currently deployed in Afghanistan. At least two more members will be deployed to Afghanistan in the coming weeks, while others have recently returned.
Mr. Andrew Mitchell: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if he will place in the Library a copy of the job description of each of his Department's officials involved in managing the Stabilisation Unit's database of deployable civilian experts and the Civil Service Stabilisation Cadre. 
Mr. Steen: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development pursuant to the answer of 20 January 2010, Official Report, column 414W, on people trafficking, to what overseas projects and non-governmental organisations tackling human trafficking, forced labour and child labour his department provides support. 
Mr. Michael Foster: The Department for International Development (DFID) is providing the following support to overseas projects and non-governmental organisations tackling human trafficking, forced labour and child labour:
$5.8 million to the International Labour Organisation's (ILO's) project on Building a Global Alliance against Forced Labour and Human Trafficking. DFID support has enabled ILO to produce authoritative data on forced and migrant labour, provide training and guidance to labour administration officials and other law enforcement officers, and run projects tackling forced labour and trafficking in many of countries.
£1.4 million to Anti-Slavery International's Slavery and Child Labour: Governance and Social Responsibility project, which seeks to combat the worst forms of child labour in six countries.
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